Betty Gillson, 99, born June 25, 1913 went to Heaven, April 27, 2013 in Fort Smith, AR. She had been a resident of Poteau for 70 years before moving to Ft. Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents, John & Pearl Scovel, husband of 54 years, Dr. R.G. “Bucky” Gillson, son John Andrew Gillson, and sister, Barbara Gillson.
Left to honor her memory are her son, Robert G. “Bob” Gillson, Jr & Carolyn, John’s wife Earlene; grandsons, Robert G. “Rob” III and Wrenne, Andrew Bruce “Andy” and Georgia, David Pearce and Jessica; great grandchildren, Alexandra Elizabeth, Emily Ross, Daniel John and Andrew Grant Gillson. We are so thankful for her incredible love givers at Brookfield Assisted Living and Peachtree Hospice.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church, Poteau, OK at 2 pm,. Memorials may be given to the church she loved so much.